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Friday, 10 February 2017

Thank You for Sixty Years


In an end of term assembly, pupils and staff at Hesketh House, Bolton School Junior Girls’ School, said an emotional thank you and farewell to Mrs Kathryn Critchley and Mrs Maureen Drinkwater, who both retired having, between them, given almost 60 ye...
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Thursday, 9 February 2017

Girls Learn the Russian Way


Working in House groups, the whole of the Junior Girls’ School spent a day off timetable and absorbed in all things Russian.  Basing much of the day’s activities around the story of Stravinsky’s ballet The Firebird, the Russian Day saw girls create ...
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Thursday, 9 February 2017

Rainbow of Coins for Children’s Charity

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Pupils at the Junior Girls’ School dressed in all the colours of the rainbow to show their support for Rainbows4Children, a charity which provides education for children in Ethiopia. As education must be paid for in Ethiopia, if parents are unable to...
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Tuesday, 7 February 2017

Melodious Music Festival

Music Festival Piano Y4 winners

The Junior Girls’ annual Music Festival filled Hesketh House with a wide variety of melodies and songs over the course of two days this week. The first day of the Music Festival was adjudicated by Jonathan Middleton, and was dedicated to the school’...
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Friday, 3 February 2017

Juniors Help with BBC’s Terrific Scientific Filming

The Year 6 pupils proved able actors - and very patient!

Year 6 pupils from Bolton School have been helping the BBC film for their Terrific Scientific initiative. Two Park Road boys, Cameron and Jayden, and two Hesketh House girls, Eimaan and Vlada, spent the day looking at trees across the campus with a s...
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Friday, 3 February 2017

High Sheriff of Greater Manchester Visits Junior Girls

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The Junior Girls were delighted to welcome High Sheriff of Greater Manchester the Lady Smith of Leigh to a special morning assembly. Lady Smith talked to pupils about what her role as High Sheriff involves. She explained that she and the Lord Lieute...
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Monday, 12 December 2016

Christmas Funds for Retrak Charity

Retrak Christmas Cheque Charity Reps with Gill Lee

At the end of the Junior Girls’ ‘Winter Warmer’ Christmas Concert, a retiring collection was held in support of the charity Retrak. This Stockport-based charity aims to transform the lives of street children in Africa and South America by providing t...
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Tuesday, 6 December 2016

Winter Warmer from the Junior Girls

Winter Warmer Concert - the Junior Girls perform, Christmas 2016

The Junior Girls presented a ‘Winter Warmer’ as their annual Christmas concert this year. Pupils gave it their all in two memorable performances in the Girls’ Division Great Hall, blending music, song, narration and poetry to create a truly special f...
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Monday, 5 December 2016

Opera House Role for Coco

Coco with a poster from the show

Year 5 pupil Coco Jones has appeared on the stage at Manchester Opera House in an adaption of George’s Marvellous Medicine by Roald Dahl. Coco joined The Birmingham Stage Company’s cast for their Manchester run of this fast-paced and hilarious produ...
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Thursday, 24 November 2016

Year 6s Quiz Mountain Biking Champion

Old Boy Chris Eatough with pupils from the Junior Schools

Year 6 pupils from the Junior Boys’ and Junior Girls’ Schools were treated to a talk from Chris Eatough, an Old Boy who went on to become six times World 24 hour Solo Mountain Bike Racing Champion. He was back at Bolton School to deliver the Tillotso...
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